The Abolitionists and American SlaveryBook - 1996
Revised to include important new scholarship, James Brewer Stewart's eloquent survey of the abolitionist movement is also a superb analysis of how the antislavery movement reinforced and transformed the dominant features of pre-Civil War America. Revealing the wisdom and na vet#65533; of the crusaders' convictions and examining the social bases for their actions, Stewart demonstrates why, despite the ambiguity of its ultimate victory, abolition has left a profound imprint on our national memory.
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1996.
Edition: Rev. ed.
Branch Call Number: 326 Stewart
Characteristics: 244 p. ;,21 cm.